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Waterway Program Current Projects

Riparian and River Channel Program

The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority has a number of projects that improve the health of our region’s waterways and wetlands through the State Government funded On Ground Works Program.

Project title Description
Enhancement of Broken Basin Priority Waterways and Wetlands This project aims to improve the health of waterways in the Broken Catchment with a key target of improving habitat for native fish including Murray cod and Golden perch.
Waterways targeted through this project include the Broken River, Broken, Boosey and Nine Mile Creeks and Holland Creek.
Incentives are available for landholders with frontage along waterways in this Catchment for stream-side fencing, revegetation, weed control and off-stream watering.
Goulburn River Protection and Restoration The project aims to improve the health of the Goulburn River and associated wetlands.
Stream-side fencing, revegetation and off-stream watering incentives are available to landholders with Goulburn River frontage between Eildon and Shepparton.
Targeted instream habitat improvement will also be carried out to benefit native fish populations.
Rivers of High Community and Recreational Value This project aims to improve the health of waterways including the Delatite, Howqua, upper Goulburn and Jamieson Rivers to protect and enhance their environmental and recreational values.
Incentives for stream side fencing, revegetation, weed control and off-stream water are available to landholders with frontage along these waterways.
Caretaker of Southern Streams (including King Parrot Creek, Yea River and Murrindindi River This project aims to improve the health of waterways including King Parrot Creek, Yea River and Murrindindi River to protect and enhance their environmental values.
Financial assistance is available for stream-side fencing,  revegetation and off-stream watering is available to landholders with frontage along these waterways
Strathbogie Streams

This project involves working with the community to protect and improve waterways in the Strathbogie Ranges, including Seven and Hughes creeks. Incentives are available for stream-side fencing, weed control, revegetation and off-stream watering. Read more here.

 

For information about how the above projects are delivered and incentives, click here.